Hello... My name is Desiree and I am a recovering Mormon. However, it has left its marks. Some positive, some...
  1. Apocalyptic things scare the crap out of me.
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    While I personally don't believe that God will bring about the end of the world, it is in my blood. Everything is a sign of the end of days. Earthquakes, floods, fires, Donald Trump...the end is coming.
  2. I hate tank tops and shorts/short skirts.
    You are taught to dress to be ready to go to the temple someday. To this day I feel uncomfortable with bare arms or legs.
  3. I crave weird Jello-O concoctions that no one else will eat.
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    Orange Jell-O with carrots and pineapple, raspberry Jell-O with cottage cheese, whip cream, and pineapple, lime Jell-O with pears.
  4. I am always fighting the urge to hoard food!
    I was taught to have a two years supply! Always! God is watching!
  5. I have explain that yes, my Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandfather had two wife's.
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    Awkward family photo to a whole 'nother level! On the other hand I am an old school Mormon. My genealogy traces all the way back to Brigham Young.
  6. When I am nervous I sing hymns.
    Jesus Wants Me for A Sunbeam, Count Your Blessings, Choose The Right.
  7. When the missionaries are coming through my neighborhood, I kinda freak out! I will hide.
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    I am afraid they will find me and make me feel guilty.
  8. Every once in a while I let a Brother or a Sister slip out.
    Standard greeting!
  9. But on the plus side...I am one the lucky ones that gets ALL THE JOKES in "The Book of Mormon" the musical!
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    There are some great ones that you only really get if you were raised in the church!